Show as: Mobile
La Jolla
Programs at University of California San Diego Extension International Programs

Program description

Leadership and Management

If you would like to develop your leadership skills and improve your ability to influence others in the workplace, the Leadership and Management Certificate may be right for you. Designed for professionals with a university degree or at least three years of work experience, this program presents opportunities gain effective management skills and participate in a hands-on project with a local company. Learn how to build and lead teams, communicate your ideas persuasively, and effectively manage projects within a group. Pair the 3-month Leadership and Management program with other Business certificates for a total of 9 months to take advantage of Optional Practical Training.

Admission requirements

The minimum requirements to be accepted into& the program are listed below. We carefully review the background and qualifications of each applicant to ensure that those admitted will have a successful experience.

Proof of Language Proficiency Requirement:

  • TOEFL iBT: 80
  • TOEIC: 760
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • Cambridge First Certificate: & Pass
  • PTE: 64
  • 2019 ELI Core Level: 109
  • 2020 ELI Core Level: 108

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • University degree or two years of professional work experience
  • Official university transcripts, in English, from all universities attended, indicating a strong academic history; include a grading key.
  • Letter of recommendation from a professor or supervisor attesting to your experience and ability to excel in the relevant field. Must be signed and dated and on academic or company letterhead.
  • Résumé or CV
  • A one-page statement explaining your qualifications and motivation for taking the program
  • A spoken language screening may be required for students applying to all business certificate programs.

Does this course require proof of English proficiency?

The TOEFL® test is accepted by 10,000+ universities and higher education institutes in over 150 countries. Book your test today!

Learn more Advertisement

Program content

Leadership and Management Program Overview:

  • Managing for Maximum Performance
  • Business Communication Skills
  • Work Team Concepts
  • International Business Project
  • One elective chosen from your area of interest


Program Benefits:

  • Develop the leadership, management, communication, and team-building& skills needed to be a successful business leader.
  • Hands-on experiential project connects your classroom education with real-world businesses
  • Courses are led by practicing industry experts
  • Study alongside international and American students and build your network
  • Schedules are designed to give you the freedom to explore California and the opportunity to attend local professional networking events
  • Apply for OPT after three consecutive quarters of study (9 months)

About this institute

University of California San Diego Extension International Programs

The University of California San Diego Extension International Programs offers short-term and intensive English language programs, free mover programs, professional certificates, and summer youth programs. Study in sunny Southern California at one of the top universities in the world, and...

Read more about this school

Be the first to write a review!

You may also like...